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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 26%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, May 21, 2014 at 1:01 PM
Next phaseNew MoonWednesday, May 28, 2014 at 6:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, May 23, 2014 at 18:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 42' North, Longitude: 157° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.90 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 58.4"1001.84 miwest0° 11' 02.5"12.64 minorth1001.84 mi
24 hours11° 59' 37.8"828.71 mieast4° 17' 07.7"294.47 minorth877.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 8:28 AM114 km71 miles62 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoSat 7:28 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluFri 8:28 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 6:28 AM2080 km1293 miles1123 nmWest W
ApiaSat 7:28 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteFri 8:28 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaFri 8:28 AM2654 km1649 miles1433 nmSouth S
AlofiFri 7:28 AM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiSat 6:28 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:28 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmWest W
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